[ trip-ing ]
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  1. light and quick, as a step or pace.

  2. proceeding with a light, easy movement or rhythm.

Origin of tripping

First recorded in 1555–65; trip1 + -ing2

Other words from tripping

  • trip·ping·ly, adverb
  • un·trip·ping, adjective

Words Nearby tripping Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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